Today's News

  • Hornback to be thanked for looking at big picture

      Seldom do you have an opportunity to praise elected officials.

  • BBB Tips for Successful Mother’s Day Shopping

     Whether you are ordering flowers, shopping for custom jewelry, or arranging for a special spa day, be a smart consumer this Mother’s Day!

    BBB sees lots of scams that focus on holiday shopping, and is warning consumers to proceed with caution before falling victim to a Mother’s Day vender scam, especially when shopping online.

  • Nature gets free start with new seedlings

    The Bullitt County Conservation District in cooperation with  Ky State Conservation, University  of Kentucky Extension in Bullitt County, Natural Resources Conservation and Division of Forestry gave away 1900 seedlings. 

    Planting trees  improve property values, conserve energy, provide food and shelter for wildlife and protect our local watersheds.

    Pictured from the left (Joe Raley, Leon Dawson, George Henderman and Sammy Allen)

  • North Bullitt students honored for eco-friendly art in state contest

    HEBRON  ESTATES - North Bullitt High School junior Erin Downs and sophomore Stephen Welch are among six students in the Commonwealth to win the 2012 Eco-Art Contest sponsored by the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP).

            The Kentucky students used the contest themes or categories of conservation, pollution prevention and environmental protection and submitted artwork using the media types of drawing/painting/print, mixed media, sculpture and photographs.

  • Man shot in Shep.; probe on-going

            SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The Shepherdsville police department is in the early stages of investigation after a shooting on Saturday morning, April 28.

            According to a release from the police department, a male subject was shot at around 5 a.m. on Saturday in the 100 Block of Driftwood Drive, which is northwest of Floyds Fork at Highway 44 East.

  • MW looking to get back delinquent water bills

                MOUNT WASHINGTON – Those who fail to pay Mount Washington tax or water and sewer bills may face a drop in their credit ratings if the city moves forward with a proposal to hire a collection agency.

                During the last regular meeting of the Mount Washington City Council, city officials discussed the possibility of outsourcing collection of delinquent bills.

  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week Returns To Las Vegas

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today that the annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards – and all of Champion’s Week – will return to Las Vegas, Nev., and remain there for the next three years.

    For the fourth-consecutive season, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards will take place at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Nov. 30, a culmination of a week-long celebration for the series champion – and NASCAR fans. As in past years, fans can expect the traditionally exciting and interactive week of activities.

  • Make college more affordable by saving money on non-billable expenses

    When it comes to comparing the costs of various colleges, remember that on the broadest level, costs are divided into billable and non-billable costs. To save money, follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    Billable costs are what you have to pay to start college. At a minimum, these costs include tuition and fees. If you’re going to live in school-provided housing, billable costs will also include room and board. These costs are called billable because the school will bill you for them.

  • Eighth Region tennis action begins Monday in Frankfort

      FRANKFORT - After having one of the top seeded players in the regional tennis tournament, Bullitt County tennis programs will be the underdogs when action opens Monday morning.
     The Eighth Region tournament will be contested at several sites in Frankfort with the winners advancing to the state classic in Lexington.
     The only seeded players from local schools will represent the Bullitt East Chargers. In fact, no local girl will be seeded in the singles and doubles action.
     Boys action

  • Hodge running all the way to Campbellsville

     HEBRON ESTATES - Traveling to Campbellsville in the past for high school football 'bowl' games, North Bullitt senior Cody Hodge made his first contact with the town's college.
     That all turned into a positive for both Hodge and the school recently when the speedster signed to run track for the Tigers starting next year.
     Hodge still has a few big weeks left in his high school career, but his future is planned out at this point.